Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Increasing; growing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Growing; increasing.
  • adjective (Bot.) Growing larger after flowering.

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  • adjective Growing; increasing.
  • adjective botany Growing larger after flowering.

Etymologies

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From Latin accrescens, accrescentis, present participle of accrescere, from ad + crescere ("to grow")

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